Postgame: The End

Pat Steinberg
March 30 2011 11:22PM

In their final game this season against a team within their reach, the Calgary Flames saw their season all-but-mathematically slip away against a team they just couldn't beat all season.  Corey Perry showed why he's in the Hart Trohpy conversation, leading the way in a 4-2 Anaheim Ducks win over the Flames.  Needing to win out down the stretch was not the ideal situation, but it's the situation they were in...and not surprisingly, that didn't happen.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 78 versus Anaheim

Kent Wilson
March 30 2011 10:20PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 21149

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Game No. 78: Back against the wall

Ryan Lambert
March 30 2011 06:27PM

It feels like I've written this same thing 10 times already, but...

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FGD: By a Thread

Pat Steinberg
March 30 2011 11:36AM

The Calgary Flames have hopes for the playoffs.  Very, very, very thin hopes for the best.  Those thin chances may be completely extinguished tonight, depending on the result of Calgary's last game against an opponent their chasing.  The Flames take on the Anaheim Ducks tonight at the 'Dome, once again, the "biggest game of the year" (7:30 pm, TSN and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).

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Flames on the Precipice

Kent Wilson
March 29 2011 09:14AM



With the Blackhawks and Ducks both winning last night, the Flames already tenuous playoff chances have been pushed to the brink. The Ducks are currently four points up on Calgary with one game in hand while the Hawks are three points up with two games in hand. To make matters more complicated, the Dallas Stars are just a point behind Calgary, but have played three less games so far.

Here's a look at the Flames three main 8th place competitors and what their stretch drive schedules look like.

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